Roasted Tomato & Yellow Fin Tuna Panini Melt

Serving Size: 2
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This melt "is a step beyond the classic tuna melt sandwich we are all familiar with. It's been kicked up a notch to make it gourmet Super Bowl fare worthy," says Robin. "Lots of flavor, but not fishiness. Great ingredients make it easy."

Roasted Tomato & Yellow Fin Tuna Panini Melt

  • 6 Ounce Yellowfin tuna packed in water
  • softened butter
  • 4 slices of Cobblestone Bread Co. Knead for Seed bread
  • 3 Ounce good quality sharp aged cheddar
  • 0.33 cup roasted tomatoes (packed in garlic oil), recipe below if your grocer does not have these
  1. Preheat your electric panini press, or pan & press over med to med-high heat.
  2. Mix the Yellowfin tuna and roasted tomatoes together. The oil and juices from tomatoes will serve as a dressing.
  3. Cut an ample quantity of the aged cheddar, and spread half on each of two slices of bread, then top with tuna tomato mixture, and spread out. Top each with a slice of Knead for Seed bread. Spread a dollop of butter on one side of the sandwich, and place that side down on bottom/pan. quickly butter the other side and press.
  4. Cook until cheese is melted and bread is nicely crisped (3-5 minutes)
  5. Serve promptly.

Roasted Tomatoes

  • 0.25 tsp thyme
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 1 Pound plum tomato
  • kosher salt
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Cut plum tomatoes in half lengthwise.
  3. Toss with oil and thyme. Spread out on a parchment lined baking sheet, non-stick roasting pan or glass baking dish.
  4. Sprinkle with Kosher salt and roast. Approximately 1 hour. But check on them regularly.

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